Upcoming Webinars


How to Hire and Test for Data Skills: A One-Size-Fits-All Interview Kit

Feb 22, 2018

Given the recent demand for data analytics and data science skills, adequately testing and qualifying candidates can be a daunting task. Interviewing hundreds of individuals of varying experience and skill levels requires a standardized approach. In this webinar, Tanya Cashorali explores strategies, best practices, and deceptively simple interviewing techniques for data analytics and data science candidates.

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The Road to Optimization – UPS’s Analytics Success Story

Mar 01, 2018

UPS has gone through a long evolution in moving up the analytical hierarchy, which required organizational commitment and significant process change. UPS has seen a reduction of 185 million miles driven per year by integrating analytics within its operations’ systems. Its award-winning dispatch optimization tool ORION (On Road Integrated Optimization and Navigation) completed deployment in 2016 and is saving $300M to $400M annually. In this webinar, Jack Levis will share his experiences and best practices to compete with analytics, requiring organizational support in the form of data, tools, and senior management commitment.

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Making Analytics Fly at Southwest Airlines

Mar 08, 2018

Southwest Airlines is leveraging a growing team of analytics professionals, ample data, and state-of-the-art methodologies and technologies to create and sustain a strategic competitive advantage. In this webinar, Enterprise Data & Analytics Director, Doug Gray will address Southwest’s journey to date as well as future plans for the use of analytics, and highlight the organizational models, methodologies, techniques, and technologies being utilized. Two award-winning solution case studies will be highlighted: Fuel Supply Chain Optimization & Irregular Ops Recovery Optimization.

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Archived Webinars


Planning the Next Best Action for a Better Customer Experience

Feb 15, 2018

Many industries need to consistently be in touch with their customers but tend to create a poor customer experience with excessive and uncoordinated promotions through a lot of different channels. In this webinar, Pratap Khedkar, Ph.D., Managing Principal, ZS Associates examines an analytical approach that improves customer experience by using a collection of data science algorithms – how to personalize channels and content by inferring customer preferences, how to detect touchpoint sequences that have the best impact on results, and how to design a harmonious sequence of promotional contacts to create the best experience.

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Master Your Digital Transformation Approach with Digital Decisioning

Jan 25, 2018

Automating the decision-making process and being able to activate machine learning and predictive models into business processes and decision models are key to gaining operational efficiency and digital transformation.

In this webinar, we explore how analytics-as-a-service and real-time digital decisioning methods and platforms provide lower-cost, more efficient solutions. Expert Joe DeCosmo, CAO at Enova International and Enova Decisions, explains how businesses can utilize these solutions to vastly improve operational decision-making capabilities and create measurable results.

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Improve Analytics Metrics to Demonstrate Value

Jan 11, 2018

One of the continual challenges for analytics leaders is measuring the work of their analytics groups and communicating the results to business leaders. Sound measurement and transparency form the foundation for strong working relationships, adequate funding of analytics, and trust in the analytics organization.

Join IIA Lead Research Advisor, Bob Morison for highlights of recent market research on analytics metrics. He shares best practices in the four key domains of analytics measurement: Intent, Performance, Results, and Health.

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IIA’s 2018 Predictions & Priorities

Dec 07, 2017

The International Institute for Analytics will unveil its annual list of top predictions and priorities on December 7. Each year, IIA shares its perspective on the year ahead in the world of analytics, presenting viewpoints from leading analytics practitioners, executives and thought leaders. This year IIA has gathered feedback from 200 plus analytics executives and our broad network of unbiased analytics experts.

Join IIA Co-Founder Tom Davenport, IIA CAO Bill Franks, and IIA Lead Faculty Bob Morison as they discuss the major trends and pressing priorities analytics professionals should pay attention to in 2018. Don’t miss this compelling hour of insights to learn where to focus your time, attention and resources in the coming year. You may also READ the associated research report.

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Strategies to Overcoming Analytic Obstacles

Nov 02, 2017

Ready to boost your ROI on analytics? Did you know that 80-percent more analytics projects meet or exceed forecasted ROI when they’re aligned with business strategy? What’s your game plan to point your analytics projects where your company or department is headed?

Watch the webinar “Strategies to Overcoming Analytic Obstacles,” and hear from analytics expert, Tom Davenport, at the International Institute for Analytics to learn: • Four typical issues that risk analytics value • Proven strategies to boost success • Prescriptive game plans to drive alignment

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Measuring Analytical Excellence in Financial Services

Nov 09, 2017

Learn how top performers are winning with analytics in the Age of the Customer.

Financial Services companies are among the market leaders when it comes to analytics performance. How does your business rate?

Watch this webinar to hear how brands stack up in their analytics maturity, where you fit in, and how your institution can measure its performance and improve to stay ahead of the competition.

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Illuminate Dark Data for Deeper Insights

Sep 28, 2017

While many organizations are keen on becoming data-driven, most focus on only a small fraction of the many types of available data. Not accessing and analyzing a fuller spectrum of data, including those from “dark data”—emails, texts, images, photos, videos, and other documents—along with traditional data sources can limit an organization’s ability to gain a complete picture of their customers and operations, and exclude them from game-changing insights that improve business outcomes. In this webinar, Tho Nguyen of Teradata and industry analyst James Taylor of Decision Management Solutions discuss dark data and the new technologies that make it worth storing and analyzing to become a data-driven organization.

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